Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • One More Dance

    ''I love all things Russian -- I'm a Russophile, '' grins playwright Norman Allen. ''I read War and Peace every year. I also love ballet...

  • Perfect Harmony

    John Rowell's is a moving and hilarious new voice. His new story collection, The Music of Your Life concerns itself with the minutiae of everyday...

  • Requisite Requiem

    The combining of popular movie horror icons to make a quick buck is a time-honored tradition in Hollywood. Anybody remember Frankstein Meets the Wolfman? But...

  • Watch and Wear

    Long before the Fab Five of Queer Eye took to the airwaves, fashionistas on TLC's What Not to Wear were transforming eyesores into knockouts. In...

  • Soundwaves

    WHERE THE GRAMMYS DON'T SHINE... The Grammy Awards are always a hit-and-miss ceremony, but every winner is a hit, commercially speaking. How, then, to even...

  • Soundwaves

    CAREER SPEARS... Britney Spears and her publicity machine are in overdrive, working to keep her name in the headlines -- from now until the end...

  • Tricky Dicks

    Puppetry of the Penis marks the latest evolution in appendage exploitation -- and the male member will never be the same. The show is simple,...

  • Queen of Arts

    Once upon a time (roughly two or three times a season), a very peculiar thing here in the real-world ''Wonderland '' happens: a theatre company...

  • Freakin' Awesome

    Whoever decided to cast Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan in the Disney remake of Freaky Friday should be sent a box of expensive chocolates,...

  • Gay Dreaming

    If you're insecure and scare easily, Hollywood isn't the town for you. That's the sobering message behind Gay Hollywood, a powerful new documentary from AMC...

  • Toiletries

    Alyson Hannigan has American Wedding's funniest line. Watching in disbelief as the crass, crude, lewd, sexually motivated Steve Stifler (Seann William Scott) engages in an...

  • Soundwaves

    DIAL 1-900-DIXALOT… From the land of Big Butts comes word of new material (or new ass-ets, as it were). Remember Sir Mix-A-Lot? Eleven years ago,...

  • Dumbing Down

    Thalia Mass outrage would result if the makers of Corona-brand beer altered the recipe of their mega-popular Mexican brew. Americans can mostly stomach unaltered imported...

  • Parched Paper

    Look up ''dry '' in the thesaurus, and you will find almost fifty synonyms for the word. Dry as moistureless: barren, drained, juiceless, shriveled, thirsty....

  • Urban Legends

    In the mid-eighties, photographer Jim Goldberg began work on what would eventually become Raised by Wolves, an insightful photo exposé capturing the lives of homeless...